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Welcome Consul General Ito!

posted on 2:16 PM, October 2, 2009

2009 October - The Canada-Japan Society of British Columbia is pleased to welcome Japan's new Consul General to Vancouver.  Consul General Hideki Ito comes to us with a varied background and particular experience in the Middle East.  A brief resume of his previous postings follows:

March 1979             Graduated from University of Tokyo (Faculty of Law)


April 1979                Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


December 1993        First Secretary, Embassy of Japan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


January 1996           Promoted to Counsellor


December 1996        Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Japan to the UN (New York)


July 1999                Director, Training Division, Self Defence Agency


August 2001            Director, UN Administration Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs


August 2003            Minister, Embassy of Japan, Islamic Republic of Iran


August 2005            Deputy Director-General, Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau


September 2007       Minister, Embassy of Japan, Kingdom of Bahrain


July 2009                Consul-General at Vancouver


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